"Martin v. Löwis" writes:
I don't see any good reason for having any encodings but UTF-8 in Python's.
Just in case my previous message gets overlooked: PEP 8 mandates Latin-1 for Python 2.x source code (except for files that test PEP 263).
You're right, sorry for the misinformation.
An exception should be made for gettext message files, too?